Myth and Legend: The Best Supernatural Landmarks of Ireland

Dún an Óir – Munster

Dún an Óir, located on the Dingle Peninsula, is a scenic area with lots of buried history. It was the location of the Siege of Smerwick, where a Spanish force was sent to help defend Ireland against their enemy – the British.

The Spanish retreated to Dún an Óir, but ended up being massacred by the British. Visitors to the area can still hear people crying out in Spanish, and can sometimes smell the scent of decay wafting in on the ocean breeze.



Culture Palate: Dishes from Ukraine

Typically, Ukrainian dishes are hearty, filling, and made with a variety of cooking techniques. In one dish, it’s not uncommon for cooks to have to boil or fry multiple ingredients before they’re finished together in the oven or in a bubbling stew. If you’re visiting Ukraine, make sure to check out some of these dishes. If you get a chance to taste them in their ideal form, you can easily recreate them at home.

14 Ways to Screw Up an International Trip

There are countless things that could go wrong on an international trip, and many of them are out of your control. However, there’s possibly an equal number of ways to screw up your trip, and unfortunately no one to blame but yourself.

Love Holidays from Around the World

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it’s tempting to rail against the North American traditions that lead us to stress about dinner reservations and spend all our money on chocolates every February 14th. However, we’re not the only ones with elaborate holidays that celebrate love.